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Licinius

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Menander, fragment 761

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

Λικίννιος, ὁ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Lĭcĭnĭus: a,
I name of a Roman gens.
   1    The tribune C. Licinius Crassus, Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 9; Cic. Lael. 25, 96.—
   2    The triumvir M. Licinius Crassus, Cic. Div. 2, 9, 22; Ov. F. 6, 465.—
   3    L. Licinius Crassus, the famous orator, Cic. de Or. 3, 20, 74; Tac. Dial. 34.—In fem.: Lĭcĭnĭa, ae, a daughter of the orator L. Licinius Crassus, Cic. Brut. 58, 211.—Also, a vestal, Cic. Brut. 43, 160.—
II Hence,
   A Lĭcĭnĭus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to a Licinius, Licinian: lex, of various kinds, esp. the lex de sodaliciis, Cic. Planc. 15, 36; cf. the Index legum, Orell. Cic. Opera, vol. viii. p. 199 sq.: lex Licinia et Mucia de civibus redigundis, Cic. Cornel. Fragm. 10, vol. xi. p. 11 B. and K.: lex de modo agrorum, Liv. 34, 4; cf. Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 9 al.: atria, named after L. Licinius Crassus, auction-halls, Cic. Quint. 3, 12; 6, 25.—
   B Lĭcĭnĭānus, a, um, adj., Licinian: olea, introduced by a Licinius, Cato, R. R. 6, 2: jugera, the lands distributed to the plebeians by C. Licinius Stolo, Col. 1, 3, 10; id. Arb. 17.—
   2    Lĭcĭ-nĭāni, ōrum, m., a surname of the sons and descendants of Cato the Censor, by his first wife, Licinia; to distinguish them from those by the second, who where called Salonii or Saloniani, Plin. 7, 14, 12, § 62.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

Lĭcĭnĭus,⁹ ĭī, m., nom d’une famille romaine où l’on distingue l’orateur C. Licinius Crassus et le triumvir M. Licinius Crassus : Varro R. 1, 2, 9 ; Cic. Br. 143 ; Læl. 96 ; Div. 2, 22 ; Ov. F. 6, 465 || -ĭus, a, um, de Licinius : Cic. Planc. 36 ; Liv. 34, 4.

Latin > German (Georges)

Licinius, a, um, Name einer röm. gens, aus der am bekanntesten C. Licinius Crassus, Volkstribun, Varro r. r. 1, 2, 9. Cic. de amic. 96, u. dessen Tochter Licinia, eine Vestalin, Cic. de dom. 136. Cic. Brut. 160. – ferner L. Licinius Crassus, ausgezeichneter Redner, Cic. Brut. 143 sqq.; de or. 3, 74. Tac. dial. 34, u. dessen Töchter (die eine von Mucia, der Tochter des Q. Mucius Scävola Augur, die andere von Lälia, der Tochter des C. Lälius Sapiens), Cic. Brut. 211. – u. M. Licinius Crassus, der Triumvir, Cic. de div. 2, 22. Ov. fast. 6, 465 sqq. Flor. 3, 11, 1 sqq.; 4, 9. 1. Val. Max. 1, 6, 11: ders. dives Crassus, Varro sat. Men. 36 u. Crassus, Apul. apol. 20. – Adi. licinisch, lex, Varro, Cic. u.a. – Dav. Liciniānus, a, um, licinianisch, Cato u. Colum. – subst., Liciniānī, ōrum, m., die Nachkommen des Cato Censorius von seiner Gattin Licinia, die Licinianer, Plin.